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Fruit & News of the Week: October 2, 2017

This Week’s Fruit: Emerald Beaut Plum Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A freestone plum, the Emerald Beaut is a delicate green that turns golden with a hint of a blush. It has a firmer texture than the Santa Rosa with

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Farm Focus: Using Drone Technology to Map Bees

Dr. Frankie from UC Berkeley was out on the farm last week checking in on our Native Bee project. He and his team are busy measuring native bee populations on our farm and other farms throughout the state. In order

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Fruit & News of the Week: July 4th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:  Suncrest Peaches Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA A Slow Food Ark heritage variety, the Suncrest has all the old-fashioned taste of days gone by. Its a truly memorable peach whose firm but juicy flesh provides a real

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Fruit & News of the Week: May 16th

THIS WEEK’S FRUIT:   Honey Rich Apriums Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA An Aprium is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Both the Aprium and the Pluot were developed by Floyd Zaiger outside of Modesto, CA using the “low

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Farm Focus: The Berkeley Urban Bee Lab

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Our food system is in trouble.  Farming has become increasingly more difficult. Many factors are causing farming to become increasingly more difficult including, climate change, an increasing need for bee keepers and bee pollinators, and a drastic decrease in the

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  • Fruit & News of the Week: December 4th, 2017

    This Week’s Fruit:
    Pink Lady Apples
    Frog Hollow Farm, Brentwood, CA
    Pink Lady is a cross between the Golden Delicious and
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  • Recipe: Lavender Spice Pears

    Recipe courtesy of CSA Member Lauren Hollander
    Ingredients:
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    2 cups of water
    1/4 c of lavender flowers
    1 c raw honey (or 1 c of sugar…

  • Farm Focus: Apples

    Originating in the mountains of Eastern Europe wild apples were first domesticated by humans many centuries ago for their amazing flavor, long shelf life, and b…